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Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), Staples, Inc. (SPLS), and AOL, Inc. (AOL) Among Activist Jeff Smith’s Worst Performing Picks in Q1

Jeff Smith
Jeffrey Smith’s Starboard Value LP had a solid first quarter, with its 16 long positions in stocks with a market cap above $1.0 billion delivering weighted......(read more)

Here’s What Activist Investor Jeffrey Smith Had to Say About Yahoo! Inc (YHOO)

Jeff Smith
Starboard Value LP, the activist hedge fund managed by Jeffrey Smith has been a major shareholder of Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) dating back to the third......(read more)

Tessera Technologies, Inc. (TSRA): Starboard Value Reduces Position and Reveals Top 3 New Picks

Jeff Smith
Jeffrey Smith’s Starboard Value LP reduced its exposure to Tessera Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRA) by 575,000 shares according to a filing revealed......(read more)

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), Office Depot Inc (ODP): Activist Starboard Value’s Top Picks, Plus Latest Move In Tessera Technologies, Inc. (TSRA)

Jeff Smith
Jeffrey Smith‘s Starboard Value is one of the funds that has appeared many times on our radars in the last couple of months. Mr. Smith has made......(read more)

Darden Restaurants Inc. (DRI), Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO): Starboard Value Crowned Activist of the Year; 2015 On Pace To Top It

Jeff Smith
Jeffrey Smith’s Starboard Capital LP was recently crowned activist of the year by The Activist Investing Annual Review 2015, an annual publication released......(read more)

Staples, Inc. (SPLS), Office Depot Inc (ODP): Jeff Smith is Bullish on These Companies; Will He Push for a Merger?

Jeff Smith
Jeff Smith, the manager of Starboard Value is bullish on the Office Supplies segment as Starboard has recently made two bullish moves involving Staples......(read more)

Best Buy Co Inc (BBY), Home Depot Inc (HD), Starbucks Corporation (SBUX): Tom Stemberg’s Prediction On Holiday Performance

Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY)
The holiday shopping season is again with us, and investors want to know which retailers are going to win or lose at the end of it all. On CNBC’s Street......(read more)

Why Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) and Keurig Green Mountain Inc (GMCR) Are Overpriced?

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)
Analysts draw attention to the S&P 500, where 30 stocks have estimated price targets of 3% or more below the actual values for the securities. Netflix......(read more)

Should Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Take Google Inc (GOOGL) – Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) Express Book Delivery Seriously?

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has partnered with bookseller Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) in a move to revolutionize same day book delivery. Paul Kedrosky......(read more)

Funds, Insiders and Big Financial Firms Are Betting on Staples, Inc. (SPLS)

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Over the past few weeks, Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS), the $7.83 billion market cap famed office products company, saw two insiders buy its stock. Most......(read more)

Hedge Funds Interested in Staples Inc. (SPLS)

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Activist investors can be a good source of investment ideas. Given the usually large stakes that these hedge funds amass in a particular stock before......(read more)

The Internet’s 5 Biggest Online Stores

Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), The Washington Post (NYSE:WPO), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)
Biggest online stores: For numerous entrepreneurs, the advent of the Internet has represented a new way of looking at businesses and making a profit.......(read more)

Staples, Inc. (SPLS): A $500 Investment in This Office Supply Stock Could Yield a 60% Return

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There was a corporate shakeup in the office supply world in February when Office Depot Inc (NYSE:ODP) and OfficeMax Inc (NYSE:OMX) announced their intended......(read more)

Office Depot Inc (ODP), OfficeMax Inc (OMX): Staples, Inc. (SPLS) Is Fighting Hard Against Industry Trends

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Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS), the once-dominant office supply store, isn’t what it used to be due to weak consumer spending and competitive online......(read more)

Stratasys, Ltd. (SSYS), 3D Systems Corporation (DDD) & Printable Food

3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD)
If you thought the consumer-centric 3-D printing possibilities from Stratasys, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SSYS)‘ recent $400 million merger with MakerBot were......(read more)

Arch Coal Inc (ACI), Exelon Corporation (EXC), Dell Inc. (DELL): One Person’s Trash Is Another Person’s Treasure Portfolio

Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC)
Last November, I announced my intention to create a portfolio of 10 companies that investors had effectively thrown away and given up on, in the hope......(read more)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS), Apollo Group Inc (APOL): Avoid These Shrinking Market Leaders

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS)
Even the best companies are finding it hard to generate solid revenue growth these days. The slow-growth economy means that the majority of companies......(read more)

Office Depot Inc (ODP), OfficeMax Inc (OMX), Staples, Inc. (SPLS): Can Investors Find Value in the Office Supply Sector?

Office Depot Inc (NYSE:ODP)
Three major office supply chains control nearly 75% of their sector, according to data provider IBIS World, but this hasn’t led to strong profitability......(read more)

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) & American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC)’s Analysis, Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM)’s Extension

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY)
Editor’s Note: Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY), American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC), Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE:......(read more)

Office Depot Inc (ODP): Staples, Inc. (SPLS) Takes a Break

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Earlier this summer, office supplies retailer Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) took a detour from its typical path of supplying businesses with paper, ink......(read more)

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF), Staples, Inc. (SPLS), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP): The Worst Performing Stocks in August

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)
A glance at the individual components of the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) reveals that one sector in particular performed poorly throughout August. Of the......(read more)

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF), First Solar, Inc. (FSLR): The S&P 500 (.INX)’s Worst Stocks in August

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)
Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over daily movements, we do like to keep an eye on market changes — just in case......(read more)

Intel Corporation (INTC), ARM Holdings plc (ADR) (ARMH), Staples, Inc. (SPLS): Friday’s Top Upgrades (and Downgrades)

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This series, brought to you by Yahoo! Finance, looks at which upgrades and downgrades make sense, and which ones investors should act on. Today, our headlines......(read more)

Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ), Canon Inc. (ADR) (CAJ), Staples, Inc. (SPLS): Is the Paperless Office Finally Here?

Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ)
For decades now, commentators have been calling for the death of paper. A Businessweek article from 1975 proclaimed that, by 1990, nearly all business......(read more)

Arkansas Best Corporation (ABFS), Dendreon Corporation (DNDN), Staples, Inc. (SPLS): One Person’s Trash Is Another Person’s Treasure Portfolio

Arkansas Best Corporation (NASDAQ:ABFS)
Last November, I announced my intention to create a portfolio of 10 companies that investors had effectively thrown away and given up on, in the hope......(read more)
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